Long time no see, classic film fans! I know it's been a little while since I've written anything for you guys, but I'm back with an awesome announcement! Virginie of The Wonderful World of Cinema, who has previously hosted four amazing blogathons in honor of Grace Kelly, recently got in touch with me and asked… Continue reading Announcing The Fifth Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon!
August has flown by so quickly, hasn't it? After taking a look back at the last few weeks, I don't find it difficult to believe that I've hardly posted on Musings of a Classic Film Addict this month. A lot has been going on in my life, and I've devoted the few moments that I've… Continue reading The Third Van Johnson Blogathon — Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
It's the best time of the year on TCM, as the network begins their annual Summer Under the Stars programming! Each day in August, one star is honored with a 24-hour marathon dedicated to his or her work, and Kristen of the incredible Journeys in Classic Film and I invite all of you to join in… Continue reading The Summer Under the Stars Blogathon Starts TODAY!
It feels like it's been forever since I've properly participated in a blogathon, even if it's actually only been a few weeks. One would think that the summer would bring about lots of fun and exciting events for classic movie fans to participate in, but whether there are fewer blogathons in general or simply fewer… Continue reading The Joan Bennett Blogathon — Two in a Crowd (1936)
Janet Leigh is one of those classic film actresses who has always intrigued me from afar. During my discovery of vintage cinema, I've had the pleasure of watching some of her most influential pictures like Psycho (1960), Touch of Evil (1958), and most recently Holiday Affair (1949), which has become a recent holiday classic on… Continue reading The Janet Leigh Blogathon — The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)
Today's the day! To me, July 1st is one of the best days of the year for being a classic movie fan. Every July I feel like I'm part of a worldwide birthday party for Olivia de Havilland, who at 103 years young continues to grace fans everywhere with her delightful presence. It's almost like… Continue reading The Fourth Annual Olivia de Havilland Blogathon — Eating Like Olivia de Havilland
In the three years that I've been participating in blogathons, I've seen scores of original ideas come my way. Usually the blogathons that I've noticed and participated in honor a particular classic movie star, film genre, or anniversary, and I've even seen a few that are centered around the holidays that occur throughout the year.… Continue reading The Calls of Cornwall: The Daphne du Maurier Blogathon — Frenchman’s Creek (1944)